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The Right Bus

In the last week, the NHS has received the Kirkup report and has gone through a re-birth. Who is writing the headlines?   Comedy is all about timing. This week it was a good time for NHSE to show contrition and understanding to a cohort of patients...

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11 March
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A Slow Train Coming

In 2013, we commented that it was good news that the incoming CEO of NHS England  seemed to understand the NHS and had spent time away from it. The 5 Year Forward View published in 2014 was a well-crafted political document from a sophisticated politician. It...

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28 January
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Transparency

There is a lot of babble in the NHS.   What happened to the word “Service”? It is a much better word than Pioneer.   This blog is about transparency. It is not about the war between the Old vs the New NHS, beautifully written about in this blog. http://thetriangulationofthought.blogspot.co.uk/   As a parent...

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21 November
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Forward View-We don’t want to go backwards

NHSE seem to be waking up to the reality of public sector reform.   One of the most refreshing aspects of Simon Steven’s first year is his willingness to reduce the centralised “command and control” aspects of the NHS regime and place responsibility on local organisations to...

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27 October
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Have you visited your own network?

Bored and frustrated with the current level of Health & Social Care Integration Babble?   From a health perspective, integration has become a discussion about size, scale and bureaucratic responses such as Alliance Based Contracts. You’re nobody until you have visited Valencia or Geisinger?   Let us focus back...

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13 October
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A Commissioning Equation

NHS commissioning re-organisations. It would seem that every time there is one, the intentions are good and the heart of the matter is clinical leadership. And often, after a short time the selected group of clinical leaders whether that is in a DHA, a PCG, a...

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08 September
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Special Measures

“Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results” Albert Einstein   Current health policy and those loud policy voices within the UK confuse me. One the one hand, they refer to empowering patients and integration. Then with the other hand, they instruct...

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03 September
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How can you do it?

This last week we were privileged to listen to a group from New Zealand describe how health system integration had taken shape after the earthquake, and following that a presentation from NHS Kernow on the Newquay Integration Pilots being rolled out across Cornwall.   Afterwards, one attendee...

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06 August
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